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1987 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  69-92   .429
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Bobby Cox
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  1,217,402
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (48)
Youngest Player:  Tom Glavine (21)
Longest Tenure:  Dale Murphy (12)
Top Hitter:  Dale Murphy (2)
Top Pitcher:  Zane Smith (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Derek Lilliquist (#6)

Roster Continuity:  71.86%
Top Prospect:   Jeff Blauser
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
SF Giants9072.556--
Cincinnati8478.5196.0
Houston7686.46914.0
LA Dodgers7389.45117.0
Atlanta6992.42920.5
San Diego6597.40125.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
38Jim AckerPMLB6-2212RightRight9/24/195828Freer,Texas1980121ATL

33Doyle AlexanderPMLB6-3200RightRight9/4/195036Cordova,Alabama19689185LAN
30Paul AssenmacherPMLB6-3210LeftLeft12/10/196026Allen Park,Michigan1983UDFA ATL
11Terry BellCMLB6-0195RightRight10/27/196224Dayton,Ohio1983117SEA
20Bruce BenedictCMLB6-2195RightRight8/18/195531Birmingham,Alabama1976599ATL
32Jeff BlauserSSMLB6-1190RightRight11/8/196521Los Gatos,California198418SLN
37Joe BoeverPMLB6-1200RightRight10/4/196026Kirkwood,Missouri1982UDFA SLN
36Chuck CaryPMLB6-4210LeftLeft3/3/196027Whittier,California19817172DET
48Marty ClaryPMLB6-4190RightRight4/3/196225Detroit,Michigan1983374ATL
43Kevin CoffmanPMLB6-2175RightRight1/19/196522Austin,Texas198311282ATL
18Trench DavisOFMLB6-3171LeftLeft9/12/196026Baltimore,Maryland1980UDFA PIT
49Jeff DedmonPMLB6-2200LeftRight3/4/196027Torrance,California198018SFN
5Ron GantLF-CFMLB6-0196RightRight3/2/196522Victoria,Texas19834100ATL
26Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194739Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
47Tom GlavinePMLB6-0185LeftLeft3/25/196621Concord,Massachusetts1984247ATL
22Ken GriffeyOFMLB6-0210LeftLeft4/10/195037Donora,Pennsylvania196929680CIN
1Albert HallCF-OFMLB5-11155BothRight3/7/195928Birmingham,Alabama19776134ATL
17Glenn Hubbard2BMLB5-7170RightRight9/25/195729Hann AFB,Germany197520473ATL
10Dion JamesLF-CFMLB6-1170LeftLeft11/9/196224Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1980125MIL
42Rick MahlerPMLB6-1202RightRight8/5/195333Austin,Texas1975UDFA ATL
25Larry McWilliamsPMLB6-5180LeftLeft2/10/195433Wichita,Kansas197416ATL
6Darryl MotleyOFMLB5-9196RightRight1/21/196027Muskogee,Oklahoma1978251KCA
3Dale MurphyOFMLB6-5215RightRight3/12/195631Portland,Oregon197415ATL
19Graig Nettles3BMLB6-0185LeftRight8/20/194442San Diego,California1965474MIN
35Phil NiekroPMLB6-1180RightRight4/1/193948Blaine,Ohio1959UDFA MLB
37Randy O'NealPMLB6-2195RightRight8/30/196026Ashland,Kentucky1981115DET
24Ken Oberkfell3B-2BMLB6-0210LeftRight5/4/195631Highland,Illinois1975UDFA SLN
31Ed OlwinePMLB6-2165LeftLeft5/28/195829Greenville,Ohio197621488CHA
46David PalmerPMLB6-1205RightRight10/19/195729Glens Falls,New York197621489MON
28Gerald Perry1BMLB6-0190LeftRight10/30/196026Savannah,Georgia197811261ATL
45Charlie PuleoPMLB6-3200RightRight2/7/195532Glen Ridge,New Jersey1978UDFA TOR
16Rafael RamirezSSMLB5-11190RightRight2/18/195829San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1976UDFA ATL
15Gary RoenickeOFMLB6-3205RightRight12/5/195432Covina,California197318MON
12Paul Runge3B-2BMLB6-0175RightRight5/21/195829Kingston,New York19799212ATL
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194937Highland Park,Michigan1967110SLN
25Pete SmithPMLB6-2200RightRight2/27/196621Weymouth,Massachusetts1984121PHI
34Zane SmithPMLB6-2195LeftLeft12/28/196026Madison,Wisconsin1982363ATL
14Andres ThomasSSMLB6-1185RightRight11/10/196323Boca Chica,Dominican Republic1982UDFA ATL
9Ozzie VirgilCMLB6-0175RightRight12/7/195630Mayaguez,Puerto Rico19766137PHI
29Steve ZiemPMLB6-2210RightRight10/24/196125Milwaukee,Wisconsin19838204ATL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tony BartiromeAssistant Coach 
Skip CarayBroadcaster 
Bobby CoxGeneral Manager 
Bruce DalcantonPitching Coach 
Tony DeMacioScout 
Bobby DewsAssistant Director of Player Development 
Pedro GonzalezScout 
Ernie Johnson SrBroadcaster 
Alex MonchakThird Base Coach 
Rich MoralesBullpen Coach 
Red MurffScout 
Jorge PosadaScout 
Bob SkinnerHitting Coach 
Willie StargellFirst Base Coach 
John SterlingBroadcaster 
Tony StielScout 
Chuck TannerManager 
Pete Van WierenBroadcaster 
Don WilliamsScout 


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